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The Beginning Of The End For The ANC?

AFRICANGLOBE - The African National Congress is facing political turmoil as cracks appear in the ‘tripartite alliance’ between the ANC, the unions and the Communist Party. The expulsion of the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa from the Congress of South African Trade Unions, as well as an embarrassing incident in Parliament, have increased the pressure on President Jacob Zuma, writes Tom Nevin.

Malema: South Africa’s Person Of The Year

AFRICANGLOBE - Julius Malema owned 2014. First: Malema smacking down a white dude in a burger joint for acting like a white bully, ushering in an inevitable lawsuit from white supremacist Afrikaner lobby group AfriForum.

Southern African Development Community to Hold Infrastructure Summit

AFRICANGLOBE - The Southern African Development Community (SADC) will hold an Infrastructure Investment Summit in Maputo, Mozambique on Thursday. The summit is seen as highly important for the SADC as it seeks to accelerate its industrial and trade capacity through substantial infrastructure investment in order to expand economic growth and employment creation.

S. African President and White Power Politician Clash Over “Poor Whites”

AFRICANGLOBE - South African President Jacob Zuma has rubbished claims by the Freedom Front Plus the White power political party over claims that affirmative action and Black Economic Empowerment (BEE) are impoverishing White people.

Africa’s Beat Opens Afcon 2013

AFRICANGLOBE - Heavy rain failed to dampen the spirits at Johannesburg's National Stadium on Saturday as the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) kicked off in colourful, rhythmical African style. The crowd inside calabash-shaped stadium sang, danced, and blew vuvuzelas in appreciation as the country's top artists dazzled in an opening ceremony that paid tribute to former president Nelson Mandela and the continent's fighting spirit.

Grieving Lonmin Miners Won’t Budge Amid Company Threats

South African President Jacob Zuma has declared a week of mourning starting on Monday following the brutal killing of 34 miners by police last...

Zimbabwe’s Zanu-PF Criticizes Jacob Zuma

South African President Jacob Zuma has come under fierce criticism from President Robert Mugabe's Zanu PF party, which accuses him of interfering in Zimbabwe's...

South Africa and China to ‘Expand Mutual Investment’

South African President Jacob Zuma and his Chinese counterpart, Hu Jintao, met in Beijing on Wednesday as part of an official visit to strengthen...

Dlamini-Zuma Become the First Female to Head the African Union

South Africa's Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has won the vote to become the new head of the African Union Commission and the first woman to hold the...

South Africa’s President To Wed Fourth Wife

South African President Jacob Zuma will marry his fourth wife next weekend, his spokesman confirmed on Sunday. Zuma will tie the knot at his family homestead...

Call for African Integration at Davos

African leaders called for greater market integration on the continent, the freeing up of border controls and more coordination in developing infrastructure during a special session at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland on Thursday. South African President Jacob Zuma told delegates attending the plenary session "Africa: from transition to transformation" that much work has already been done on increasing cooperation among African states, such as the agreement among leaders last year on the need for a free trade zone.